Isabelle Glacier Trail is like hiking into a Colorado postcard. Unmatched in its scenic beauty from beginning to end. It’s a hike that screams “this is Colorado”. You can hike to gorgeous Isabelle lake for an easier yet beautiful day or be adventurous and hike on to Isabelle Glacier.
12 favorite trails for amazing day hikes near Denver. Do one of these and you will be itching to do another one! Different levels of skills for each one but certainly doable with acclimation to altitude and hiking at your own pace. #coloradotrails #hiking #hikescolorado
Ouzel Falls, Calypso Cascades & Copeland Falls in one hike! Located in the Wild Basin region southeast corner of Rocky Mountain National Park which sometimes gets missed. Rich in wildlife, scenery, waterfalls, & alpine lakes this area is a gem with lots of trail options. #rockymountainnationalpark, #RMNP #wildbasin
Buena Vista is one of Colorado’s outdoor adventure gems! Stunning Collegiate Peaks and the Arkansas River provide days of outdoor activities. The town of Buena Vista (aka BV) is packed with restaurants, specialty shops, and river walks to enjoy after hiking at the end of the day. #hiking #colorado
Day hikes in Colorado are in abundance and all have their own unique beauty. However, there are 8 trails that stick out that are so memorable that I’d like to share them with you. Moderate to strenuous trails that took our breath away and keep us in awe from start to finish. #hiking #hikingtrails #colorado
Ptarmigan Lake Trail is a Colorado favorite trail for a fantastic half-day or full-day hike. Ascend a moderate grade through a spectacular forest. Pass a sweet lake and dreamy dispersed campsites along the trail before breaking out at the tree line. Here, views of the highest peaks surround you as you hike across an expansive meadow and upward to Ptarmigan Lake.
Garden of the Gods Park is an adventure of dramatic sandstone rock formations and stunning views of Pikes Peak. Getting off the paved paths, away from the crowds is a magical hiking experience. #gardenofthegods, #coloradosprings #hikingtrails #coloradovacation
Raspberry Mountain is really all about the Summit and the 360-degree views of Colorado’s incredible mountain peaks & valleys. The fun of scrambling and finding your spot among the boulders to take in the view is the best part! Near Colorado Springs, this hike is a gem. #hiking #colorado
In Salida CO’s backyard, you will find an amazing year-round trail system. From town, it doesn’t look like much but when out on the trails and you will find rock formations, sand, cliff overhangs & panoramic views of the Collegiate’s west of Salida, CO. With so many trail options, there is a trail for everyone! #MTB trails #hiking trails, #trail running
Upper Cheesman Canyon Trail is not far from Denver CO but feels miles away! Cheesman Reservoir sparkles in the bright sun as bare terrain mixed with pines line the trail. The higher you hike the more the views that sweep across the waters. Ends at the South Platte River, the highlight of the hike! #hiking #flyfishing #dayhikes